Record Details

NHER Number:1595
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Mesolithic, Neolithic, Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age and medieval to post-medieval finds

Summary

Fieldwalking between 1969 and 1980 recovered a number of prehistoric worked flints; including Mesolithic bladelet cores, flakes and a core rejuvenation flake; several Neolithic worked flints and a Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age barbed and tanged arrowhead. Metal-detecting in 2016 recovered a medieval coin; post-medieval jettons and medieval to post-medieval buckles.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 713 383
Map Sheet:TF73NW
Parish:SEDGEFORD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Before 1969. Fieldwalking.
Fieldwalking by H. le Strange (le Strange Field 22):
Mesolithic flint bladelet cores, 1 core rejuvenating flake and waste flakes (TF 714 386 approx.). These finds were donated to the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1970.57). Identified by T. Clough (NCM). Information from (S1).

The assemblage is listed in (S2) as comprising 3 cores, 12 scrapers and 7 miscellaneous pieces.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 December 2013.

1972. Fieldwalking. [1].
Further fieldwalking by H. le Strange (le Strange Field 22):
1 Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age small barbed and tanged flint arrowhead (TF 714 385 approx.). Donated to the NCM (NWHCM : 1972.603.3). Identified by T. Clough (NCM). Information from (S3).
T. Clough (NCM). Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 December 2013.

April-July 1980. Fieldwalking.
Further fieldwalking by H. le Strange (le Strange Field 22):
1 prehistoric 'pot boiler'.
Neolithic worked flints including small cores, 5 scrapers and 4 flakes.
Flints identified by J. Wymer (NAU), February 1989. The finder's notes (see file) suggest that a possible Neolithic polished axe fragment and a piece of another possible axe were also found. It is possible that these were seen and found to not be axe fragments.
Previously recorded under NHER 1330 (Context 12).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 December 2013.

July-September 2016. Metal-detecting. [2].
1 medieval coin.
Medieval/post-medieval buckle.
3 post-medieval jettons and a buckle.
Information from PAS import.
A. Beckham (HES), 1 October 2016.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CORE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • DEBITAGE (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • CORE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FLAKE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • FLAKED AXEHEAD? (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD? (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • BARBED AND TANGED ARROWHEAD (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • COIN (14th Century - 1351 AD to 1377 AD)
  • BUCKLE (15th Century to 16th Century - 1450 AD to 1550 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • JETTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1586 AD to 1635 AD)
  • BUCKLE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1690 AD to 1720 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: 1972. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1972. No 19. p 9.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 73 NW 21.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. NHERs 1330 and 1595.
<S1>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Mesolithic.
<S2>Monograph: Wymer, J. J. and Bonsall, C. J. (eds). 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites in England and Wales with a Gazetteer of Upper Palaeolithic Sites in England and Wales. Council for British Archaeology Research Report. No. 20. p 212.
<S3>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age.

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